Helpful Tips & Tricks

What Type of Honey Bees Should I Get?

If you are considering getting honey bees, it’s important to choose the right type of bee for your needs and level of experience. Italian and Buckfast honey bees are known for their gentle behavior and excellent honey production, making them a good choice for beginners. Russian honey bees are hardy […]

Best Varroa Mite Treatment

Varroa mites are a serious threat to honeybee populations and can quickly decimate a colony if left untreated. Luckily, there are several effective treatments available for varroa mites. The most effective treatments include formic acid, oxalic acid, and thymol. Formic acid and oxalic acid used in combination can be particularly […]

What to Know About Wax Moths

Wax moths are a common pest that can infest honey bee hives, causing damage to comb and reducing the productivity of bee colonies. Our guide provides important information on how to identify, prevent, and treat wax moth infestations in honey bee hives. Learn about the life cycle of wax moths, […]

What To Do If You Are Stung By A Bee

If you’ve been stung by a bee, our comprehensive guide can help. Learn about symptoms, first aid measures, and prevention tips for bee stings. Whether you’re experiencing a mild or severe reaction, it’s important to know how to manage a bee sting properly. Our guide covers everything from identifying the […]

Formic Pro Review

Looking for an effective bee treatment for Varroa mites? Check out this review of Formic Pro, a popular solution for controlling mite infestations in honey bee colonies. The review covers the benefits and drawbacks of Formic Pro, its safety for bees and beekeepers, and its overall efficacy in combating Varroa […]

How To Make an Oxalic Acid Vaporizer

If you’re a beekeeper looking for an effective way to control Varroa mites in your hive, you may want to consider using an oxalic acid vaporizer. This guide will show you how to make your own vaporizer using readily available materials, so you can save money and treat your bees […]

When Should I Add a New Honey Super to My Hive

Are you a beekeeper wondering when it’s time to add a new honey super to your hive? Look no further! Adding a new honey super is an important part of beekeeping, but it can be tricky to know when the time is right. In this article, we’ll discuss the signs […]

Wood Bleach for Varroa Mite Control in Honey Bees

Wood bleach is a highly effective and affordable method for controlling Varroa mites in honey bee hives. This guide will walk you through the steps to safely and effectively use wood bleach for Varroa mite control. With this method, you can keep your honey bees healthy and productive throughout the […]

Oxalic Acid for Varroa Mite Treatment

Oxalic acid is a naturally occurring organic acid that has been used as a varroa mite treatment in honey bee colonies for many years. Varroa mites are a major problem for honey bee colonies worldwide, and oxalic acid treatment is one of several methods used by beekeepers to control the […]

Drone Brood Removal

Drone brood removal is a method of controlling varroa mites in honey bee colonies. Varroa mites are parasitic pests that feed on the blood of honey bees, weaken their immune systems, and transmit viruses, bacteria and fungi that can kill the bees. Varroa mites prefer to reproduce in drone brood […]